Reminder: Market Volatility Is Normal & Expected

June 5, 2018
Reminder: Market Volatility Is Normal & Expected

While it may be difficult to remain calm during a substantial market decline, it is important to remember that volatility is a normal part of investing.

After a period of relative calm in the markets, the increase in volatility in the stock market this year has resulted in renewed anxiety for many investors. While it may be difficult to remain calm during a substantial market decline, it is important to remember that volatility is a normal part of investing. Additionally, for long-term investors, reacting emotionally to volatile markets may be more detrimental to portfolio performance than the drawdown itself.

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